Sexual Assault Suspect for Identification

Hamilton Police continue to investigate a sexual assault that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, November 20, 2021 and are seeking the public’s assistance in the identification of the suspect.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. a suspect entered a business in the area of Fennell Avenue East and Upper Sherman Avenue where a lone employee was working. The suspect interacted with the employee and then a sexual assault took place.

At this point in the investigation it is unknown if the victim was targeted.

The suspect is described as;

  • Male, white
  • 23-27 years-of-age
  • 5’7
  • Thin build
  • Dark coloured toque
  • Black Adidas jacket
  • Dark coloured jogging pants
  • Black running shoes.

The suspect was last seen fleeing westbound on Fennell Avenue East.

The investigation has been taken over by the Victims of Crime Unit. Detectives are encouraging anyone who can identify this suspect or who may have witnessed this event to contact Detective Phil Hedgcock 905-540-5544 or Detective Sergeant Jennifer Currie at 905 546-4962.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymously tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com

There is no guaranteed way to prevent sexual assault. Sharing the details of these assaults is intended to provide the community information, and people are encouraged to trust their instincts. For confidential support, please call the Sexual Assault Centre’s 24-hour support line at 905-525-4162 or connect at www.sacha.ca, or the Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Care Centre at www.hhsc.ca/sadv.